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are in the streets demanding change, two years after hosni mubarak fell from power. tina crouse reports some demonstrators say they want to push out the new president also. >> reporter: thousands of protestors packed cairo's tahrir square on the second anniversary of the uprising. some carried a giant egyptian flag and chanted, the people want to topple his regime. they are talking about egypt's new islamist president mohammad morsy, who won election last summer after hosni mubarak fell and opponents say he took away freedom. tear gas was used to push back hard line protestors who threw gas bombs and firecrackers at police. pro democracy demonstrators were more peaceful marching in cities across egypt, they say morsy is a president for muslim brotherhood supporters, not everyday egyptians. this opposition leader says we reject the muslim brotherhood state and want a dignified life. protestors accuse propersy of pushing through an islamist agenda. this man says revolution is not for reinstruction, we want future generations to be happy. morsy supporters stayed off the streets friday to avoid
been controversy that we are sending f-16s over a deal made with then-president hosni mubarak in 2010. is that our best move? >> this is confusing in a lot of ways from what the president's agenda. what is the president's goal in the middle-east? what is the president's goal throughout the world with the fight on terrorism? i think there are so many mixed messages that it's hard to understand what is the strategy here? how are we going to control terrorism whether it's in afghanistan or the middle-east or in iran? so to be sending f-16s into the middle-east at this time, again sends a message, are we going to lead or lead from behind. >> congresswoman, if we cut off aid to egypt at this point, we are going on cut off an important rale relationship? >> this is not just about aid. this is about some very sophisticated military weapon systems in the hands a government at this particular point that we are not really sure how effective they are going to be. i mean... part of it is the congress's fault. it is not just the president, you know, following through on what was in place for egypt
that toppled hosni mubarak. cnn's reza sayah is in cairo. what is happening there now? this has been going on all day. what is happening now? >> it is 9:00 p.m. local time, victor, and here in tahrir square we're starting to see some of the protesters leave. there are still several thousand people here, but things relatively calm at this location. however, in other parts of cairo, in other parts of egypt, things seem to be escalating, we're seeing violence in pockets of clashes in the side streets, few blocks away from tahrir square. we're seeing clashes between protesters and police in front of the state tv building here in cairo, several blocks away. we're also seeing clashes, we can also tell you that protesters have blocked off traffic in both directions. the 6th of october bridge, a major bridge over the river. they also blocked off a subway system here near in tahrir square. hard to believe it was two years ago, but an uprising here in egypt eventually toppled then president hosni mubarak, and it started right here in tahrir square this iconic landmark, people gathered and demanded a
. >> the second anniversary of the revolution that ousted hosni mubarak. they say morrissey has betrayed the revolution, and dozens were injured. some hospitalized. nbc's amman joins me from cairo. let's talk about the protests, pro and conmorsi today. what is the overall feeling about president morsi two years in? >> if we had to measure it by the show of force or the protesters that are out today, you would say that on the second anniversary, his popularity among those on the streets, is very low. in fact, you know, andrea, we're standing several hundred feet among one of the streets near the division building here, and the tear gas that is being used is so strong we can feel it here in our office. these clashes have been by protesters who say that president morsi and the muslim brotherhood are taking over egypt and betraying the aspirations of a revolution they foot for two years ago. now, no doubt, president morsi and the muslim brotherhood enjoy support and popularity. they are not on the streets today. that is because the muslim brotherhood has ordered their supporters and their fo
revolution that ousted hosni mubarak from power, the streets about filled with violence. protesters for and against president mohamed morsi clashed with police, at least seven died. morsi did not confront the people but tweeted. he called on people to uphold the noble principles of the revolution. >>> apple is no longer the world's biggest company. the title belongs to exxonmobil. apple shares plummeted on the heels of disappointing earnings resulted and plunged over 12%. apple's market kappesed exxonmobil august 9th, 2011. it's been sitting pretty 18 months, seemingly untouchable. tonight it is $5 billion behind exxon. when information about apple's new products starts to leak out this spring, the stock may once again go up and up. >>> wall street is notoriously cutthroat, often brutally and disgustingly so. which is why when two competitors have a beef usually they talk in nasty terms, but behind each other's back. wall street defines backstabbing or at least they're a little more subtle than what we saw from billionaire hedge fund titans today. they battled on live television for
that toppled president hosni mubarak but now critics say the muslim brotherhood party has betrayed their revolution. >>> people still struggling to recover from hurricane sandy three months later are hoping for help from capitol hill. monday, the senate will vote on whether to provide $50 billion in emergency relief. the senate passed this bill last year but have to vote again since the house delayed the vote and hen passed the bill during the new 113th congress. >>> aviation experts are startings to unravel the huge problems with the huge boeing 787 dreamliner. they found a short circuit and an uncontrolled came 8:00 reaction. they have since grounded the 787 until the investigation is completed. >>> well, now that we have had a week of coping with cold and snow, are you ready for a warmup? >> how about that? i am. howard's got the seven day forecast coming up right after the break. keep i >>> good morning, welcome back to 9news now on this friday morning. it's 5:14. and we have a school closing to add to the list. st. mary's county is closed this morning. and a good way to have a
. there is a lot of fear that it is sliding backwards towards the old hosni mubarak era, jon. jon: with 85 million people in that count trite is a key player in mideast politics. conor powell, thank you. jaime: jon, you still send snail mail. jon: of course. jaime: you do? i'm shocked. starting today you have to dig a little deeper. if you want to send a letter the u.s. postal service is raising what you'll pay for stamps. a lot of folks are slipping and shraoeugd. there is a winter storm working its way from the midwest all the way to new england, our janice dean weather machine in the extreme weather center, next. anyone have occasional constipation, diarrhea, gas, bloating? yes! one phillips' colon health probiotic cap each day helps defend against these digestive issues with three strains of good bacteria. live the regular life. phillips'. your doctor will say get smart about your weight. i tried weight loss plans... but their shakes aren't always made for people with diabetes. that's why there's glucerna hunger smart shakes. they have carb steady, with carbs that digest slowly to help minimiz
the ouster of hosni mubarak and as the country was going to reshape itself said this. quote, i would not look to the u.s. constitution if i were drafting a constitution in the year 2012. lawmakers we talked to said hey we've amended our constitution many times, that framework was built into it and talk of scrapping the document that pre detectives things like freedom of speech and religion is lewd today rust. here is g.o.p. senator mike lee. >> i do understand how it is that we would go about deciding which provisions to follow and which ones to scrap without going for the amendment process? that sound chaotic and it would lead to a certain degree of lawlessness within our government. >> reporter: the professor said it would not unravel our society and says we have disobeyed it many times in the past and our country is still standing. uma: shannon thank you very much. jon: the political battle over immigration reform and why the latest effort could have a big impact on the midterm elections, that is ahead. plus, a push to put guns in the hands of teachers. [ whistle blows ] hi victor! mom? mp
other news on this sunday morning. overseas in egypt, an egyptian court has granted hosni mubarak on appeal for his life sentence. that is according to a retrial of the ousted president. mubarak was convicted and sentenced to life in june for failing to prevent the killing of some 900 protesters during the uprising in 2011 that ended his 30-year rule. today's verdict was read out by a judge. it granted the appeal of his secretary in chief who is also serving a life time conviction on the same charges. the headline is -- over the weekend, in his weekly address, the president focus in on afghanistan which has been a huge budget item over the past 10 years. this follows friday's meeting with president karzai. >> this week, we agreed at this point afghan forces will take the lead for security across the country. our troops will shift to a support role. in the coming months, i will announce the next phase of our drawdown, and by the end of next year, america's war in afghanistan will be over. this progress has only been possible because of the heroic sacrifices of our troops and diplom
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